Timeline Project - Olivia Reeves

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  • Period: 500 to 1450

    Medieval Period

  • 1030

    Guido of Arezzo's Micrologus

    Micrologus is a guide to teach Guido of Arezzo's sight singing system called "solmization", which is based on a hexachord or 6 pitched system. Guido also developed the idea of the 4 lined staff as well as accidentals.
  • Period: 1098 to 1179

    Hildegard of Bingen

  • 1323

    Ars Nova Treatise

    The Ars Nova Treatise laid the foundation for modern music by further standardizing the use of time signatures and new, smaller divisions of notes that allowed more interesting rhythm and syncopation.
  • Period: 1450 to

    Renaissance Period

  • 1485

    "Ave Maria ... virgo serena"

    Motet by Josquin
  • 1528

    "Ein feste burg" (A Mighty Fortress is our God)

    Chorale by Martin Luther
  • 1538

    "Il bianco e dolce cigno"

    Madrigal by Arcadelt
  • 1567

    Pope Marcellus Mass

    Written by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Legend states that this work saved polyphony from the Council of Trent by proving that 6-voice, polyphonic music could still be intelligible, and therefore was permitted for use in non-secular music.
  • "Missa O magnum mysterium"

    Parody Mass written by Tomas Luis de Victoria.
  • "Sonata pian’e forte"

    Written by Giovanni Gabrieli. First recorded piece that specified both dynamics and preferred instrumentation rather than just range.
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    Baroque Era

  • "L'Orfeo"

    Written by Monteverdi
  • First Public Concerts in England

  • Period: to

    J.S. Bach

  • "L’Estro Armonico"

    This work by Vivaldi popularized the Italian Concerto in Europe.
  • Traité de l’harmonie

    Rameau's treatise presented ideas about the importance of the triad, a central, tonic key, and functional harmony that are still used in teaching music theory today,
  • The Well-Tempered Clavier

    This collection by Bach not only served as an educational tool for young musicians, it demonstrated an equal temperament tuning system that is the Western standard today using the 24 major and minor keys.
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    PreClassical Period

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    Franz Joseph Haydn

  • "Messiah"

    Written by Handel
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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Viennese Classical Period

  • Period: to

    Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges as director of Concerts des Amateurs

    Chevalier was an incredibly talented and accomplished musician and composer. Despite career challenges because of his race, he became the director of the Concert des Amateurs which he built into one of the most most renowned orchestras in Europe.
  • "Don Giovanni"

    Written by Mozart
  • Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"

    Written by Haydn, premiered March 23, 1792.
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor

    by Beethoven
  • Erlkönig

    by Franz Schubert
  • Il Barbiere di Siviglia

    by Gioachino Rossini
  • 24 Caprices for Violin Op.1

    by Nicolo Paganini
  • Symphonie fantastique

    by Hector Berlioz
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    Mazurka in B-flat major, Op.7

    by Frederic Chopin
  • Das Jahr

    by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel
  • Period: to

    Souvenir de Porto Rico

    by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
  • Pictures at an Exhibition

    by Modest Mussorgsky
  • Carmen

    by Georges Bizet
  • Der Ring des Nibelungen

    by Richard Wagner
  • Brahms Symphony No. 4

    by Johannes Brahms
  • Mahler Symphony No. 1

    by Gustav Mahler